The Supreme Court went against the will of 75 percent of the American people to overturn an effective 100-year-old state precedent that had protected Montana elections from corporate money in politics.
As Supreme Court Weighs Health Care Ruling, CPC Co-Chairs Ask National Federation of Independent Business to Disclose Donors, Membership
June 13, 2012
Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva and Keith Ellison are asking the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) to disclose a list of its members and donors, and to explain a $3.7 million donation from Crossroads GPS.
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs to Support State and Local Governments Across the Country to Get Money Out of Politics
June 6, 2012
Local Resolutions Will Call for a Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Supreme Court Decision
Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs of the Progressive Caucus Slam Republicans for Voting Down Fairness for Women
June 5, 2012
The Senate Republican minority today blocked passage of the Paycheck Fairness for Women Act, a common-sense effort to address the pay gap between women and men. The filibuster follows an attempt last week by House Democrats to get a vote on the bill, whic
May 16, 2012
The House should take up the Senate bill, which passed with 68 votes, instead of reducing domestic and sexual violence to another partisan punching bag. Unfortunately, House Republicans have approached the Violence Against Women Act...
May 8, 2012
Shoot first laws have already cost too many lives. In Florida alone, deaths due to self-defense have tripled since the law was enacted. Federal money shouldn't be spent supporting states with laws that endanger their own people
Progressive Caucus Holds Hearing to Prevent One Million Foreclosures in 2012 with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
April 26, 2012
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) today held a hearing on current efforts to help millions of American families stay in their homes and to prevent the estimated one million foreclosures experts say may occur this year.
April 20, 2012
The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) will hold Turning the Tide: Preventing One Million More Foreclosures and Holding Wrong-doers Accountable on April 26th.
April 18, 2012
We declare our support for amending the Constitution of the United States to restore the rights of the American people, undermined by Citizens United and related cases, to protect the integrity of our elections and limit the corrosive influence of money..
We applaud Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Democrats for holding a vote on the Buffett Rule, which requires millionaires and billionaires to pay the same tax rates as middle class families and working people.